Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Alson Shantz

Male 1890 - 1913  (22 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Alson Shantz was born 14 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jeremiah B. "Jerry" Shantz and Annie Snyder); died 28 Aug 1913; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Jeremiah B. "Jerry" Shantz was born 10 Jan 1867, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Elias Shantz and Susannah Brubacher); died 16 Apr 1908; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.

    Jeremiah married Annie Snyder 24 Feb 1890, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Annie (daughter of Ezra Schneider and Lucinda B. Shantz) was born 18 Nov 1870, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1940; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Annie Snyder was born 18 Nov 1870, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Ezra Schneider and Lucinda B. Shantz); died 1940; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    Children:
    1. 1. Alson Shantz was born 14 Dec 1890, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Aug 1913; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    2. Wilfred Snyder Shantz was born 18 Jun 1892, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1965; was buried , Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Elenora "Nora" Shantz was born 1893, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Elias Shantz was born 14 Jun 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of John Yost Shantz and Susannah Scheirich); died 10 Sep 1899; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.

    Elias married Susannah Brubacher 1 Mar 1864, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of Elias S. Brubacher and Sarah Ariss) was born 30 Oct 1847, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Dec 1934, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Susannah Brubacher was born 30 Oct 1847, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Elias S. Brubacher and Sarah Ariss); died 11 Dec 1934, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Rosanna Shantz was born , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. Infant Shantz was born , Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Oct 1869; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. Sarah Ann Shantz was born 1864, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. 2. Jeremiah B. "Jerry" Shantz was born 10 Jan 1867, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 Apr 1908; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    5. Allen Shantz was born 27 Apr 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Jun 1871, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Elijah B. Shantz was born 17 Jun 1877, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1962; was buried , Queens Park Cemetery, Calgary, , Alberta, Canada.
    7. Ida P. Schantz was born 1879, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Leah Shantz was born 3 Nov 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Feb 1904; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Susannah Shantz was born 1874, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Ida Priscilla Shantz was born 27 Sep 1879, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1984; was buried , Mountain View Memorial Gardens, Calgary, Alberta.
    11. Sylvia Shantz was born 2 Oct 1882, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 17 Oct 1882; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 6.  Ezra Schneider was born 17 Sep 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Moses E. Schneider and Magdalena Clemens); died Yes, date unknown.

    Ezra married Lucinda B. Shantz 10 Mar 1868, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Lucinda (daughter of Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz and Barbara Biehn) was born 7 Sep 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1921; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Lucinda B. Shantz was born 7 Sep 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Mayor Jacob Yost Shantz and Barbara Biehn); died 6 Apr 1921; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Melissa Snyder was born 2 May 1869, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    2. 3. Annie Snyder was born 18 Nov 1870, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1940; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    3. Edwin Snyder was born 18 Sep 1872, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    4. Alvin Snyder was born 26 Apr 1876, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    5. Lillian Schneider was born 1879, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Yost Shantz was born 6 Feb 1811, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died 23 Feb 1891, Near, Breslau, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    John married Susannah Scheirich 28 Mar 1837, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Susannah (daughter of John Scheirich and Barbara Groh) was born 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Susannah Scheirich was born 1 Apr 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of John Scheirich and Barbara Groh); died 6 Apr 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Barbara Shantz was born 25 Aug 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 4 Mar 1885, Kossuth, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. Mary Shantz was born 16 Jan 1840, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 5 Jun 1890, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    3. 4. Elias Shantz was born 14 Jun 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 10 Sep 1899; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    4. Elizabeth "Eliza" Shantz was born 25 Mar 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1909, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    5. Dilman Shantz was born 7 Feb 1845, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 14 Oct 1878; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. John S. Shantz was born 4 Dec 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 12 Jan 1900, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Joel Shantz was born 14 Mar 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Aug 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    8. Benjamin Shantz was born 9 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 21 Sep 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    9. Susannah Shantz was born 26 Aug 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 18 Sep 1925; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    10. Lydia Shantz was born 5 Jun 1853, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1882; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Leah Shantz was born 28 Feb 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 20 Dec 1872, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    12. Veronica "Fronica" "Fanny" Shantz was born 1 Jan 1857, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Sep 1934, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    13. Nancy Shantz was born 4 Oct 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 31 Jan 1884, Near Shantz Station, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    14. Oliver S. Shantz was born 12 Aug 1861, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 7 Sep 1910; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  3. 10.  Elias S. Brubacher was born 18 Sep 1814, , Pennsylvania, USA (son of Christian Brubacher and Elizabeth Scherch); died 9 May 1874; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Elias married Sarah Ariss 16 Mar 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Sarah (daughter of James Ariss and Mary Batchelor) was born 3 Nov 1824, , England; died 5 Dec 1886; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Sarah Ariss was born 3 Nov 1824, , England (daughter of James Ariss and Mary Batchelor); died 5 Dec 1886; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. John A. Brubacher was born 11 Mar 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 28 Nov 1937, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 5. Susannah Brubacher was born 30 Oct 1847, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 11 Dec 1934, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    3. Christian Brubacher was born 15 Dec 1849, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1932; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Franklin "Frank" Brubacher was born 23 Dec 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 May 1951.
    5. Henry A. Brubacher was born 22 Jul 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1951; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    6. Elizabeth Brubacher was born 21 Mar 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1 Mar 1924; was buried , Breslau Mennonite Cemetery, Breslau, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. David Brubacher was born 10 Oct 1862, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Elias Brubacher was born 10 Oct 1865, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Sarah Agnes Brubacher was born 25 Jul 1869, Shantz Station, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 24 Nov 1971, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried 26 Nov 1971, Woodland Cem., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  5. 12.  Moses E. Schneider was born 24 Nov 1810, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Joseph Schneider and Barbara Eby); died 24 Nov 1896; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Moses married Magdalena Clemens 12 Apr 1836, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Magdalena (daughter of Deacon Abraham L. Clemens and Magdalena "Molly" Miller) was born 3 Mar 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 Jan 1887, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Magdalena Clemens was born 3 Mar 1820, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Deacon Abraham L. Clemens and Magdalena "Molly" Miller); died 29 Jan 1887, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Barbara Snyder was born 11 Sep 1838, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Sep 1925, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    2. 6. Ezra Schneider was born 17 Sep 1841, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. Magdalena Snyder was born 26 Sep 1844, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Oct 1900.
    4. Levi C. Snyder was born 11 Jul 1847, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 19 Sep 1921; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    5. Isaac C. Snyder was born 12 Mar 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 29 May 1910, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , West Zion Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta.
    6. Mary Ann Snyder was born 12 Sep 1852, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1924; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    7. Ephraim C. Snyder was born 19 Aug 1855, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    8. Noah C. Snyder was born 24 Feb 1858, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    9. Moses C. Snyder was born 2 Nov 1860, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    10. Hannah C. Snyder was born 2 Oct 1862, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1935; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    11. Eliza Snyder was born 1864, , Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    12. Lucena Snyder was born 16 Jan 1865, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 1939; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

  7. 14.  Mayor Jacob Yost ShantzMayor Jacob Yost Shantz was born 2 May 1822, near, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (son of Jacob Shantz and Mary Yost); died 28 Oct 1909; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.

    Jacob married Barbara Biehn 2 May 1843, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. Barbara (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz) was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 16 May 1858; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Barbara Biehn was born 7 Apr 1819, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada (daughter of Abraham Biehn and Veronica Shantz); died 16 May 1858; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    Children:
    1. Harriet B. Shantz was born 31 Aug 1844, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 3 Dec 1908, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    2. Veronica B. Shantz was born 15 Jun 1846, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died Yes, date unknown.
    3. 7. Lucinda B. Shantz was born 7 Sep 1848, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 6 Apr 1921; was buried , First Mennonite Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada.
    4. Ephraim B. Shantz was born 7 May 1850, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died 27 Oct 1921, Didsbury, Alberta; was buried , Didsbury Cemetery, Didsbury, Alberta, Canada.
    5. Moses B. Shantz was born 24 Aug 1852, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada; died , Rochester, Monroe, New York, USA.